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The Boxer: My Journey to Lifelong Health and Fitness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ron Smith has been an amateur boxing champion and, for the past 17 years, an inspirational personal trainer. He’s also been an ultramarathon runner, senior manager in high-rise construction, and sometimes a flawed husband and father. In The Boxer, Ron shares his challenging journey towards lifelong health and fitness, with the belief that we all only have one life, and one chance to make it count.
Prevail: Celebrate the Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
After being diagnosed with a rare, usually fatal cancer, Alder Allensworth made a miraculous recovery and took on a sailing journey most would only dream of. Having lost one eye to cancer, Alder dedicated herself to this 1,200-mile trip to raise money and awareness for sailors with disabilities. Alder faced all the unimaginable struggles this trip brought head-on.
Cycling into the Unexpected
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 81,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Fran Adams and her family have been travelling abroad on two wheels for more than thirty years, and their adventures have ranged from getting shipwrecked in a mountain torrent to straying on to a Spanish motorway, along with one or two painful road accidents and of course. This is a collection of fond memories of Fran's cycling adventures.
Scabs Heal All Wounds: True Story of a Replacement Player
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Edward Porcelli tells the story of the 1994 MLB strike from the perspective of a replacement player during perhaps the darkest time in MLB history. He reveals behind the scenes interactions with minor league players and their views on "crossing the line" and the ramifications of becoming a scab. Ed also discusses the coaches' feelings and the role of the media in the public's view of the players.
Free Diving to Fame and Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The incredible adventures of a pioneer freediver in Sri Lanka in the early 50's. Setting himself up as an underwater guide, he attracted the rich and famous seeking a new interest. They invited him to their homes where the led a glamorous life style he hardly knew existed. Hans Hass and Jaques Cousteau both offered him employment. Later he made a fortune as a commercial diver in Singapore.
The Pepper Kid: The Life and Times of Ken Randall, Hockey's Bad Hombre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
History comes to life in this sweeping saga about the first captain of Toronto's original NHL team. Ken Randall's journey begins in the days of pro hockey's infancy as he toiled in over 100 arenas that no longer exist, won two Stanley Cups, and played with and against the early icons of the sport. You'll meet all the characters that wove the game...
Wildling: My Autobiography
Price: $12.75 USD. Words: 57,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Michael McIndoe, the former professional footballer, is probably one of the most talked about players outside the Premier League. Raised on the notorious Calders estate in Edinburgh, McIndoe battled through drugs and violent gang life during the 1990s until he was forced to choose between his turbulent lifestyle and his love for the game.
Undefeated: From Tragedy to Triumph
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Marc Buoniconti, son of an NFL Hall of Fame legend Nick Buoniconti, enjoyed an admittedly reckless lifestyle until a paralyzing football injury changed his outlook and pushed him to dedicate himself to helping others.
OOH-AAH: The Bob Booker Story
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 136,860. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
With contributions from former teammates, managers, and friends, the real Bob Booker is revealed in all his complexities. It is the kind, friendly, and humorous Bob that we all expected to find but also one who demonstrated grit, determination, courage, inner strength, guile and perseverance to forge such a long and successful career for himself.
Pigeon Man
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 127,870. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Emerton bred and raced birds for 40 years and had birds return to the loft from as far as 879 miles away. Now in retirement from active racing, he devotes his time and energies to sharing his experiences and his expertise with the rest of the fancy. Here in one volume is a collection of his thoughts about pigeons and pigeon racing.
Warrior in the Ring: The life of Marvin Camel, Native American world champion boxer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brian D’Ambrosio’s gripping biography captures the drama, danger, beauty, and ugliness of boxing, of Indian life on reservations, and especially, of the life of a stereotype-shattering man who inspired his people and boxing fans everywhere with his courage, achievements, and great warrior heart.
Born Into Baseball: Laughter and Heartbreak at the Edge of The Show
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Campanis, Jr. shares his unique perspective on baseball in this collection of stories about his childhood as part of the Dodgers' inner circle; his career as an All American at USC and minor leaguer; and being part of a baseball family whose history dates back to the days of Jackie Robinson. Campanis is funny, insightful, and refreshingly honest about both his triumphs and failures.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
Sydney-en-Chablais: Aventure savoyarde d’une famille australienne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
En 1978 la famille Steggall − John, Susan, fils Zeke sept ans, fille Zali quatre ans − quitta son pays natal, Australie, pour vivre dans les Alpes françaises . Ce fut le début d’un rapport d’une réussite extraordinaire avec les sports d’hiver. Nous sommes partis ni pour le travail, ni pour les études, mais tout simplement par le goût d’aventure. Ce livre est le récit de ces dix ans.
Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side
Price: Free! Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Never never never never never never quit. The book is about how I prayed and asked God what I should do in my life and he answered my prayer and told me to play basketball. And I wanted to become the greatest basketball player ever. Everything seemed like it was falling apart and God was not there helping me. But I never gave up, and it turned out he was helping me the whole time...
A Star Shattered: The Rise & Fall & Rise of Wrestling Diva
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,530. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
World famous wrestling diva Tammy Lynn “Sunny” Sytch has written a tell-all autobiography that follows her into the ring and on the road, through her romantic relationships, domestic abuse, her battle with cancer, incarceration, getting sober and the release of her adult film with Vivid Entertainment.
Alison Nicholas: Walking Tall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this candid and entertaining book, Alison Nicholas explores her years on both the LET and LPGA Golf Tours, the ups and downs, her tournament records, her faith, and – of course – the Solheim Cup.
The Yorkshire Hunter: The Paul Ingle Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
The story of Paul Ingle - aka 'The Yorkshire Hunter' - is one of tough northern English roots, ambition, glory, tragedy and ultimately hope. After an IBF featherweight world title win over Manuel Medina, Ingle came off the Madison Square Garden canvas to stop Junior Jones in an epic for the IBO belt. Then disaster struck. This is the tale of a fighter whose fiercest battle came outside the ring.
Confessions of a Wrestler
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Martin Gillott, better known in the wrestling world as Jackie 'Glitterboy' Evans, knew early in his career that life in the ring would be no walk in the park. Now he tells all, including hilarious accounts of adventures in and out of the ring.Confessions Of A Wrestler will have you in stitches - just like 'Glitterboy'.
John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.

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